Ahmed Abdullah's Dispersons of the Spirit of RA - Travelling the Spaceways.
Ahmed Abdullah (originally Leroy Bland; born May 10, 1946 in New York City) is a jazz trumpeter who was a prominent member of Sun Ra's band.
He began playing when he was 13 years old. By the 1970s he was performing in New York's loft scene, and joined the Sun Ra Arkestra in 1976, working there on and off until 1993, when Sun Ra died. During that time Abdullah participated in more than 25 recordings and traveled extensively with Sun Ra. He has since played with Chico Freeman, Charles Brackeen, Steve Reid, John Hicks and Marion Brown. He led his own "Solomonic Quintet" and recorded for Silkheart and Cadence Jazz.